Bay Area Drought Watch

Bay Area Drought Watch

Coverage of California's looming water problem

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 08:00 AM PDT

Cemeteries Work to Cope with Drought

Cemeteries Work to Cope with Drought

Cemeteries with thirsty lawns are figuring out new ways to conserve water amid California's drought.

Sunday, Aug 17, 2014 at 09:59 AM PDT

California Water Bond Won't Be a Drought-Buster

California Water Bond Won't Be a Drought-Buster

Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers are expected to use the backdrop of California's most severe drought in nearly four decades to sell voters on the $7.5 billion water plan they put on the ballot this week.

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014 at 09:36 PM PDT

California Lawmakers Pass $7.5B Water Plan

California Lawmakers Pass $7.5B Water Plan

California lawmakers on Wednesday voted to place a $7.5 billion water plan before voters in November, marking the largest water investment in decades for a state struggling with a historic drought,...

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014 at 07:11 PM PDT

Mandatory Water Use Restrictions Passed in SF, East Bay

Mandatory Water Use Restrictions Passed in SF, East Bay

Water regulatory agencies in San Francisco and the East Bay imposed mandatory restrictions on water use to help alleviate California's drought Tuesday.

Monday, Aug 11, 2014 at 11:47 AM PDT

Water Conservation Campaign Enlists Conan O'Brien

Water Conservation Campaign Enlists Conan O'Brien

TV host Conan O'Brien and his sidekick Andy Richter offer their quirky humor to combat the drought by urging Californians to conserve water. They recorded six public service announcements that include specific...

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014 at 03:03 PM PDT

California's $11 Billion Water Bond

California's $11 Billion Water Bond

The drought crisis in California has been well-documented, with few viable solutions ready to go for the state’s water-intensive agriculture business and thirsty residents.

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In January of 2014, Gov. Jerry Brown declared a drought emergency for the state of California, in what could be the driest year on record in the history of the state.
 

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